By Mehka

With protests going on across the country over police brutality, Chicago is attempting to do something unprecedented for victims of police attacks.

Per VICE:

Chicago approved an unprecedented deal on Wednesday to compensate victims that were tortured while in police custody between the 1970s and 1980s under a former police commander.

Along with a formal apology, the Chicago City Council unanimously agreed to award a total of $5.5 million to living survivors with abuse claims, up to $100,000 per person. Survivors and their family members may also receive counseling and free college tuition in city schools. More than 100 people …read more

Via:: Notes From the Underground

      

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